Financial Analyst at Gordian Software (W19)
Building software to remove friction in air travel
Remote
Full-time
3+ years
About Gordian Software

Gordian Software builds APIs that enable the world's leading travel organizations to increase revenue. Gordian’s customers include Priceline, Hopper, Trip.com, and many more leading global travel agencies and management companies. Gordian supports over 100 airlines including partnerships with Lufthansa Group, United Airlines, and Singapore Airlines. Gordian has grown rapidly, including 3.5x revenue growth in H1 2022 and serves more than 60 million passengers per month. Launched in 2017, Gordian is backed by Y Combinator, Accomplice, Vinyl, Kinnevik, DST Global Partners, Latitude, and Naval Ravikant.

Gordian’s growth is powered by its core values of Freedom, Impact, and Ownership. From 3 day sprints to our remote-friendly 7+1 onsites, each of our 30+ teammates are empowered to do their best work. Gordian is headquartered in Bellevue, WA.

For more information, visit gordiansoftware.com

About the role

LOCATION: Bellevue, WA or Remote JOB TYPE: Full-time

ABOUT GORDIAN Gordian is building the operating system for the airline industry and taking the friction out of travel. We started on an unsolved problem: empower travel sites to upsell seat selection, baggage and other upgrades. We’ve signed huge customers like Priceline, Hopper and Trip.com to our unique API.

Our traction speaks for itself. With twenty-five people, we have annualized revenue of over $13m, backing from investors including Y Combinator, the ex-CEO of Skyscanner and the founders of Plaid, and our rapid growth is accelerating.

We move fast, have a high impact culture, and work in a great hybrid-remote environment. Get to know our culture and values here. Join our team to create the future of air travel.

MISSION You will own Gordian’s KPIs and financial analytics, developing new and actionable insights by highlighting trends and supporting goal setting, helping to grow our early FP&A capabilities. You will use this data and in depth business knowledge to build and run our financial models, working closely with the CEO and executive team to plan and track performance. Part of your responsibility will be helping prepare board materials and working alongside our investors. The impact of this role will be enabling everyone at Gordian to have clear measures of success, access to easy and simple reporting dashboards and visibility into our business plan.

QUALIFICATIONS 3+ years of experience in building financial models and analyzing large sets of financial data Expertise in Excel and Google Sheets, and high proficiency in SQL and business intelligence tools such as Looker Experience working with large datasets and resourcefulness in obtaining data when clean and or complete information is not available Ability to prioritize competing tasks and think strategically in a fast-paced startup environment Strong cross-functional communication skills and ability to effectively present analyses to senior management High EQ and ability to lead as needed Motivated by a fast-paced, high impact environment, and strong ownership of tasks/deadlines/projects High alignment with our values of Freedom, Impact, and Ownership Bachelor's degree with a quantitative focus

HYBRID REMOTE ENVIRONMENT We have a system for hybrid work called 7+1. Read about it here. Our remote teammates travel to Bellevue, WA for a full week once every two months. We think it combines the best of remote and in person environments and it requires everyone not working from Bellevue to travel 6x per year.

Gordian Software is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and/or expression, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.

Technology

Our core services are built in Python, Flask, Postgres, with Redis on the backend and React on the front end. We have some services in Node, Express, Vue, and MongoDB. We deploy on Heroku, Netlify, and AWS. Some interesting problems we're solving:

  • Tracking millions of dollars of complex financial flows between travel companies and airlines
  • Scalability - our monthly growth rates require us to continually think and make technology decisions against an ever increasing number of users, partners, and API requests
  • Expanding the number of products we offer, building in-house ancillary products from end to end
  • Anomaly detection across airline/travel website pairs. Many times we tell airlines they are down before they know
  • Data modeling to provide a simple, clean API format across 140 airlines' different product sets.

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